Instructional Technology

The effective use of teaching and learning technologies is an increasingly important part of good teaching. SMCCCD provides support for a wide variety of technology needs — from the selection of the right tools to understand the best ways of implementing them in your teaching

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Tech Tools

The following tools are either free to use or provided districtwide but faculty are not limited to using only these tools. If you have questions about these or other tools contact your campus DE team.

Learning Management

Canvas

Canvas is a Learning Management System offering tools that support instructor innovation, student engagement and student success.

Real-time Messaging

Pronto is a Real-time messaging app that empowers you to communicate more effectively and have fun doing it!

Video Hosting & Captioning

Panopto stores and captions your videos for use in Canvas.

Laboratory Simulation

Labster is a virtual lab simulation for your online lab science courses.

Video Conferencing & Meetings

Zoom offers a reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars

Proctoring for Assessments

Automated remote proctoring service that uses computers to monitor student behavior.